Mass hysteria and lawlessness during disasters are remarkably rare, contrary to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's prediction of anarchy when Cape Town's taps run day.
It's been a good year for conspiracy theorists, so they say.
Donations to relief efforts from corporations and celebrities may get the most attention, but they are exceptions.
Lee's film about a drug dealer facing jail started shooting before the World Trade Centre attacks – and it captures New York through its period of trauma.
Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."
FBI data show that in 2015 anti-Muslim hate crimes spiked to the highest level since 2001. A scholar finds political rhetoric correlates to both sharp increases and decreases in hate crime.
Terrorist attacks are more than 'breaking news,' but the media aren't taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
While this latest storm over intelligence sharing is far from unique, the leaks into the Manchester attack investigation are of a different order.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
This isn't the first time the US has banned people based on nationality. History shows these exclusions have put our national security at risk and caused rifts with foreign allies.
Inaugural weekends are snapshots of the cultural and political zeitgeist. How did this year's compare to those from 2009 and 2005?
The effects of terrorism on businesses are wide ranging but some are learning how to adapt to risk and use it to their competitive advantage.
What we and other responders learned that day would go on to spark major changes in U.S. emergency response efforts.
Scarred by disastrous wars and thousands of deaths caused by terrorism, the world is still reeling from the events of September 2001.
The debates surrounding the 9/11 novel have been as informative as the novels themselves.
Even indirect exposure to the terrorist attacks of September 11 has left profound and deep impact on those too young to remember a world before that.
Tragedies involving building collapses prompt structural engineers to figure out what happened, and how to prevent it from recurring.
Are terrorist attacks also an implicit design critique of our urban landscape? An architect and urban designer suggests we can fight terrorism by not building obvious targets.